alkavervir

noun
al·​ka·​ver·​vir | \ ˌal-kə-ˈvər-ˌvi(ə)r How to pronounce alkavervir (audio) , al-ˈkav-ə(r)- How to pronounce alkavervir (audio) \

Medical Definition of alkavervir

: a preparation containing ester alkaloids obtained from a hellebore (Veratrum viride) and used in treating hypertension

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